Choose Prudently: Omar Urges Voters to Deliver Decisive Message to BJP

Choose Prudently: Omar Urges Voters to Deliver Decisive Message to BJP

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Friday asked people to vote wisely and send a “clear and categorical message” to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its “blunders and injustices” committed with people of J&K. He said this while addressing a series of public gatherings in Gurez and Tulail. The meetings were organised by senior leader and In-Charge Constituency Gurez Nazir Ahmad Khan Gurezi, the party said in a statement issued here. In his address, Omar questioned, “Why A, B and C teams are…

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Pledges and Promises: J&K’s Leaders Commit to People-Centric Governance

Pledges and Promises: J&K’s Leaders Commit to People-Centric Governance

The Commitment Canvas: Painting J&K’s Future Through Political Promises By: Javid Amin As the political landscape of Jammu & Kashmir evolves, the election manifestos of its prominent leaders offer a panoramic view into their aspirations and priorities for the region. In this comprehensive breakdown, we delve into the nuanced agendas of key figures like Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti, Altaf Bukhari, Sajad Lone, and more. From the restoration of Article 370 to grassroots empowerment, economic rejuvenation, and social justice, each manifesto paints a vivid picture of the leaders’ visions for the…

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Heavy Rains Cause Havoc in Kashmir, Landslides Block Srinagar-Jammu Highway

Heavy Rainfall Triggers Landslides, Disrupts Traffic Flow on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway Srinagar: A heavy spell of incessant rain has created havoc in several parts of Kashmir while the Meteorological Department predicted more precipitation during the next 24 hours. Despite assurances from the administration that the water levels are below the danger mark, the continuous downpour led to widespread disruption. Moderate to heavy rainfall since Sunday evening inundated roads and low-lying areas in Kashmir. Additionally, higher reaches experienced a fresh spell of snowfall, further disrupting normal life and bringing down temperatures. Moderate to…

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Kashmir Weather Whirlwind: Rains and Snow, But Floods Not on the Menu Says I&FC

Kashmir Weather Whirlwind: Rains and Snow, But Floods Not on the Menu Says I&FC

Srinagar: Rains drenched plains while snowfall was recorded at several higher reaches in Jammu and Kashmir even as the Meteorological Department (MeT) predicted more precipitation in the next few days. A MeT official here said that in the last 24 hours till 8:30 am, Srinagar received 4.5 mm of rainfall, Qazigund 10.2 mm, Pahalgam 20.8 mm, Kupwara 15.1 mm, Kokernag 9.8 mm, Gulmarg 8.6 mm, Jammu 2.3 mm, Banihal 2.3 mm, Batote 22.8 mm, Katra 4.6 mm, and Bhaderwah 16.4 mm. The MeT predicted light to moderate rain and light…

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Firm Support: Apni Party Chief Altaf Bukhari Stands With PM Modi

Firm Support: Apni Party Chief Altaf Bukhari Stands With PM Modi

I am not saying it indirectly. I am saying it directly that I am with PM Narendra Modi…Those who removed Article 370 also ensured the protection of land and jobs for residents of J&K. — Altaf Bukhari, president, Apni party At a time when other political parties label the Apni Party as the “B-team” of the BJP, party president Altaf Bukhari Thursday said that New Delhi supports those who represent the wishes and aspirations of the people. “I am not saying it indirectly. I am saying it directly that I…

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Udhampur Votes Today: Fate of 12 Candidates Including Jitendra Singh & Choudhary Lal Singh In Fray

Udhampur Votes Today: Fate of 12 Candidates Including Jitendra Singh & Choudhary Lal Singh In Fray

Elaborate security arrangements have been made in all districts under the Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency, which will go to polls on Friday, where the BJP, Congress, and DPAP candidates will face each other. Polling parties for the Udhampur constituency were dispatched to the respective polling booths amid tight security. With the aim of ensuring the smooth conduct of the election process, these parties are equipped with electronic voting machines (EVMs) and other essential materials. A total of 12 candidates are competing for the seat in the first phase, intensifying the…

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Tragedy in Srinagar: Schoolchildren Among 6 Killed in Boat Capsizing

Tragedy in Srinagar: Schoolchildren Among 6 Killed in Boat Capsizing

Srinagar: At least six persons including four children lost their lives in a boat capsize in River Jhelum on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday morning. The incident occurred in Gandbal, Nowgam area of Srinagar. Among the deceased were a 35-year-old mother and her twin sons, who were students. The incident occurred when an old wooden boat, carrying 19 passengers from Gandbal to Batwara, collided with an iron pillar inside the river due to the fast flow of water. A rescue operation has been initiated to locate the missing individuals. Officials said that…

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Unveiling the Political Landscape: Omar Abdullah Critiques BJP Manifestoes and Their Impact on Jammu and Kashmir

Unveiling the Political Landscape: Omar Abdullah Critiques BJP Manifestoes and Their Impact on Jammu and Kashmir

Omar Abdullah Slams BJP’s Manifestoes, Decries Impact on Jammu and Kashmir In a scathing indictment of the Bhartiya Janata Party’s (BJP) governance agenda, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, has asserted that BJP manifestoes have historically wrought destruction upon the region. Abdullah’s remarks come amidst ongoing political discourse surrounding the BJP’s electoral promises and their implications for the erstwhile state. The BJP’s electoral manifestoes have long been a subject of scrutiny and debate, particularly in the context of Jammu and Kashmir, a region marked by complex sociopolitical…

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National Conference Unveils Strong Candidates: Omar Abdullah and Aga Ruhullah Named for Baramulla & Srinagar

National Conference Unveils Strong Candidates: Omar Abdullah and Aga Ruhullah Named for Baramulla & Srinagar

Omar Abdullah said he is contesting from North Kashmir (Baramulla) because the BJP and the Centre were using all their resources there The National Conference (NC) on Friday named Omar Abdullah and former minister Aga Ruhullah, who has been among the most vocal opponents of the nullification of Constitution Article 370, as its candidates from Baramulla and Srinagar Lok Sabha seats. Farooq Abdullah, the NC chief, announced the names of the two candidates for the seats that will go to the polls in the fourth and fifth phases of the national…

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Jamia Masjid Closed for Shab-e-Qadr Prayers, Mirwaiz Under House Arrest

Jamia Masjid Closed for Shab-e-Qadr Prayers, Mirwaiz Under House Arrest

Authorities Close Historic Jamia Masjid Srinagar Ahead of Shab-e-Qadr Observance Srinagar: Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid, a symbol of religious and cultural significance, has been at the center of controversy as authorities disallow nigh-long prayers ahead of the auspicious occasion of Shab-e-Qadr. The decision has sparked disappointment and condemnation from the mosque’s management body, Anjuman Auqaf, amid concerns over religious freedoms and restrictions on community gatherings during Ramadan. This article provides insights into the recent developments surrounding Jamia Masjid Srinagar and the implications for the local community. Closure of Jamia Masjid…

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